Amazon Corporate LLC Sr Manager, Research in Seattle, Washington

Sr Manager, Research Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 682546 Company: : Amazon.com Services, Inc. Position Category: Research Science Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionThe Topline Forecast and Insights team is seeking a research and people leader who as much passionate about applying the frontier of economic thinking to business problems, as to attracting, retaining, and growing a multidisciplinary team of talented Amazonians. Modeling and forecasting demand is at the core of business strategy for Amazon's sophisticated physical consumer business. To delight customers and deliver millions of packages each day, Amazon faces decisions such as how to direct investments to new programs and benefits, how to optimize processes for better customer experience, how to expand the selection of products from global sellers and vendors, and how many fulfillment centers to build. All these decisions rely on understanding the full customer journey through their engagement with Amazon, simulation support to assess different scenarios, and accurate demand forecasts for various time horizons, product categories, and geographic regions. We are looking for an outstanding manager to lead a team of researchers and to provide structure around complex business problems, work with machine learning scientists to estimate and validate their models on large scale data, and who can help business and tech partners turn the results of their analysis into policies, programs, and actions that have a major impact on Amazon's business. We are looking for creative thinkers who can combine a strong applied research toolbox with a desire to learn from others, who know how to execute and deliver on big ideas, and are passionate to grow their team and themselves. Basic Qualifications PhD in a scientific filed, such as Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Math, Operation Research, Physics 8+ years of experience in industry, consulting, government, or academic research 5+ years of experience leading scientific and multidisciplinary teams Experience with big data and machine learning or data science Preferred Qualifications Coding ability in a scripting language such as R or python or STATA Strong research track record, drives results Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution Effective verbal and written communications skills Exhibits business judgment Has relentlessly high standards Dives deep, thinks big and has convictions Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation